Why Write Music Anyways?

Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Trying to untangle my own motivations to compose.

Electronically Amused

Monday, September 28, 2009 at 5:50 am

You know what it’s like when music, sound, and the related equipment just amuse you beyond words?? You just want to sit there all day and fuck with it.

On Being An Unprofessional Musician

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Just write the best music you can, and leave it at that.

How To Write Music

Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm

There’s no step-by-step formula for music. Almost everyone picks up on this intuitively… yet, people will still ask, “How do you write music? Where do I start?”

Bottled Lightning

Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Sometimes, you do a jam, and it’s magic. Lightning in a bottle. There’s some inexplainable quality to it, kind of like what sets “Excalibur” apart from “a sword”. It becomes an artifact. If you’ve had it happen, you’ll know what I mean.

What Does Acid Smell Like?

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 8:36 pm

Music is an experience, and in order to create a rich experience, we must experience as much as possible ourselves.